Students completing an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at COM will meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours that must include all core curriculum and institutional core requirements, with the exception of certain Field of Study degrees.
  2. At least 13 credit hours in academic transfer courses (ACGM) within areas of emphasis and/or electives.
  3. Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA). Only credit-bearing College of the Mainland courses will be used to calculate a GPA.
  4. Completion of at least 25 percent of the credit hours toward this degree at COM.
  5. Satisfy TSI liability.

Recommended Full-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Mathematics Select from Core Curriculum3
DRAM 1351 Acting I 3
DRAM 1330
Stagecraft I
or Introduction to Costume
3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #2
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
DRAM 1352 Acting II 3
MUAP 1181 Individual Voice 1
DRAM 1120 Rehearsal and Performance I 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #3
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics) 3
Select one of the following: 3
Acting III  
Stagecraft I  
Introduction to Costume  
Language, Philosophy and Culture Select from Core Curriculum3
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #4
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
or Interpersonal Communication
3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Select from Core Curriculum3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
DRAM 1121 Rehearsal and Performance II 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours60

Recommended Part-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
DRAM 1330
Stagecraft I
or Introduction to Costume
3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #2
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
DRAM 1351 Acting I 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #3 (Summer)
Mathematics Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #4
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
MUAP 1181 Individual Voice 1
DRAM 1120 Rehearsal and Performance I 1
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #5
DRAM 1352 Acting II 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #6 (Summer)
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #7
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
DRAM 1121 Rehearsal and Performance II 1
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #8
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #9 (Summer)
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics) 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #10
Select one of the following: 3
Acting III  
Stagecraft I  
Introduction to Costume  
Language, Philosophy and Culture Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #11
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
or Interpersonal Communication
3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #12 (Summer)
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
 Total Semester Credit Hours60